Stressed Out Mosquitoes More Vulnerable to Insecticide

November 05, 2016 01:30 AM
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The World Health Organization says mosquito-borne illnesses kill several million people a year. But the broad use of pesticides can breed resistant insects and pollute the environment. Scientists in Belgium have discovered how to amp up the effects of a safer insecticide by stressing out mosquitoes. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.